Acute Kidney Injury

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36 YEAR OLD FEMALE WITH HYPERCALCEMIA SECONDARY TO IMMUNE RECONSTITUTION INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME

Case Presentation: A 36 year-old African-American female with Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) was admitted to a community hospital with hypercalcemia and acute kidney injury (AKI). She recently was diagnosed with HIV/AIDs with diffuse [...]

By | 2017-04-25T17:18:45+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on 36 YEAR OLD FEMALE WITH HYPERCALCEMIA SECONDARY TO IMMUNE RECONSTITUTION INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME

A KIDNEY’S CRISIS

Case Presentation: A 46-year-old female presented for evaluation of two days of nausea and vomiting. She also described swelling in her legs and decreased urination over that time. Exam revealed blood pressure of 150/100 (baseline [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A KIDNEY’S CRISIS

ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY RELATED TO OBESITY AND ANGIOTENSIN AXIS BLOCKADE

Background: Controversy still exists regarding the use of angiotensin axis blockade (AAB) with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) and angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) drugs preoperatively. Multiple studies suggest the AAB results in acute kidney injury [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:23:34+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY RELATED TO OBESITY AND ANGIOTENSIN AXIS BLOCKADE

ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY: A COLD CASE

Case Presentation: A 56 year-old woman with a history of untreated Hepatitis C, anal cancer status post chemotherapy and radiation, current IV heroin use, and MRSA tricuspid valve endocarditis presented with lethargy, jaundice, abdominal pain, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:08+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY: A COLD CASE

Atypical Presentation of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (All) in a Young Adult with Hepatitis and Acute Kidney Injury

Case Presentation: An 18 year old male with no past medical history presented with one month history of nausea and vomiting, 10 pound weight loss, and abdominal pain. Vital signs were normal and physical exam [...]

By | 2017-04-17T12:10:01+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Atypical Presentation of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (All) in a Young Adult with Hepatitis and Acute Kidney Injury

Broadening The Differential For Acute Kidney Injury: A Case Of IgG4-Related Tubulointersitial Nephritis

Case Presentation: A 66-year-old man with history of hypertension, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and hyperlipidemia presented with jaundice and one week of diarrhea with occasional hematochezia. In addition, he noted dark urine, decreased PO intake and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:18:22+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Broadening The Differential For Acute Kidney Injury: A Case Of IgG4-Related Tubulointersitial Nephritis

CALCIPHYLAXIS AFTER ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

Case Presentation: A 48-year-old morbidly obese woman with history of sarcoidosis with annual cutaneous flares was admitted for extensive non-healing, necrotic ulcers on her lower extremities. Three months prior to presentation, the patient developed open [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:40:09+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on CALCIPHYLAXIS AFTER ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

Can We Be Smarter About Ordering Renal Ultrasounds for Acute Kidney Injury Patients?

Background: Renal ultrasound (RUS) is frequently used as part of the routine work-up for acute kidney injury (AKI) for the hospitalized patient.  Society guidelines and previous literature suggest that RUS should be ordered when an [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Research Abstracts, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on Can We Be Smarter About Ordering Renal Ultrasounds for Acute Kidney Injury Patients?

CASE REPORT: AN 18-YEAR-OLD WITH SEVERE RHABDOMYOLYSIS IN THE SETTING OF VIRAL INFECTION

Case Presentation: 18-year-old female college student with a past medical history of polycystic kidney disease, febrile seizures and treated Kawasaki’s disease presented with bilateral lower extremity muscle weakness, which was acute and uniform without any [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:42:28+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on CASE REPORT: AN 18-YEAR-OLD WITH SEVERE RHABDOMYOLYSIS IN THE SETTING OF VIRAL INFECTION

CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

Background: It is well-known that development of acute kidney injury (AKI) in hospitalized patients is associated with adverse outcomes. However, estimates of adverse outcomes in these patients has not been well-characterized. Reliable and accurate estimates [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:24+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY ON CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: IMPACT OF AGE, RACE AND GENDER

Background: Acute kidney injury (AKI) in hospitalized patients is linked to adverse outcomes. Presence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in these patients has been shown to be an independent risk factor. Outcomes of patients with [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:26+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY ON CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: IMPACT OF AGE, RACE AND GENDER

CRYSTALS AND THE KIDNEY: RASBURICASE AS A TREATMENT FOR SEVERE HYPERURICEMIA IN ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

Case Presentation: This is a case of a 69 year old female diagnosed with stage IV colon adenocarcinoma; initially treated with chemotherapy and right hemicolectomy with diverting ileostomy. Her chemotherapy regimen was changed to irinotecan [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:45:00+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on CRYSTALS AND THE KIDNEY: RASBURICASE AS A TREATMENT FOR SEVERE HYPERURICEMIA IN ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

DIAGNOSTIC UTILITY OF ULTRASOUND IN THE MANAGEMENT OF AN AKI IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL; A RETROSPECTIVE CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY

Background: AKI occurs in 10% of hospitalized patients and the incidence is rising. Renal Ultrasound (US) is frequently performed but its clinical utility has been questioned. The goal of this study was to evalaute US diagnostic yield in [...]

By | 2017-04-26T03:17:21+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on DIAGNOSTIC UTILITY OF ULTRASOUND IN THE MANAGEMENT OF AN AKI IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL; A RETROSPECTIVE CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY

HEMOLYSIS AND RENAL FAILURE, A CASE OF “ATYPICAL” HEMOLYTIC UREMIC SYNDROME,

Case Presentation: A 30 yo female without significant medical history presented to hospital complaining of facial swelling and dyspnea on exertion of 3 days duration. She described increasing fatigue, nausea and throat discomfort but denied [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:32:02+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on HEMOLYSIS AND RENAL FAILURE, A CASE OF “ATYPICAL” HEMOLYTIC UREMIC SYNDROME,